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Compensation & Benefits

Focus on retention: Pay jumps for job hoppers

10/29/2018
Wage growth continues to bump along near 3%, the same as the past several years. One group, however, is seeing much higher raises; and it’s a group that should have employers worried.

Fire if manager falsifies employee hours worked

10/25/2018
Time clocks and other time-tracking systems are designed to ensure workers receive all the pay they are entitled to. Manipulating those systems can easily lead to huge back-pay awards.

Snapshot: Another record-breaking year for collecting back pay

10/23/2018
In each of the last five years, the Department of Labor has increased the amount of unpaid wages it has collected on behalf of workers.

Download this all-states chart on time-off-to-vote laws

10/21/2018
Make sure you’re giving employees the maximum time off required to cast their votes.

Run audit to check Equal Pay Act compliance

10/18/2018
Answer these questions to see if your organization’s policies violate the EPA.

Small businesses get DOL wage-and-hour help

10/18/2018
The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a web portal to help small businesses comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act and other employment law statutes.

DOL’s PAID program renewed through March

10/18/2018
Buoyed by news of record recoveries of wage underpayments in the last year, the U.S. Department of Labor has announced it will continue its pilot Payroll Audit Independent Determination program—known as PAID—for another six months.

One-third of workers will retire comfortably by age 67

10/16/2018
If current employee savings trends continue, half of workers will need to wait for retirement until at least age 70 to be considered financially prepared, according to findings from a new survey by the Aon consulting firm.

Will Amazon’s pay hike affect your budget?

10/11/2018
Amazon’s new minimum wage will benefit over 250,000 regular full-time and part-time employees. But the effect may be more widespread.

Minimum wage for federal contractors goes up in 2019

10/10/2018
Effective Jan. 1, 2019, employers performing work on federal contracts must pay workers $10.60 per hour.